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June 28, 2013

Awards & Honors Committee - Call for Nominations
AAPM Call for Nominations and Applications is now open. All nominations and applications must be received by October 15, 2013. The Awards available are:

William D. Coolidge Award
Marvin M.D. Williams Award
Edith H. Quimby Lifetime Achievement Award
John S. Laughlin Young Scientist Award
AAPM Fellow

View the full details about each of the above. All nominations are now done through an online nomination system.

Applicants and nominees will be notified of decisions by May 1, 2014. Recipients will be honored at the AAPM Awards and Honors Ceremony and Reception during the 56th Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas in the year 2014.

This Issue

Radiation Dose from Airport Scanners: Report of AAPM Task Group 217

MedPAC Urges Cuts to Some Hospital Payment

2013 AAPM Summer School - Quality and Safety in Radiotherapy: Learning the New Approaches in TG 100 and Beyond - Online Evaluation System Available
AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition: August 4 - 8, 2013
       • AAPM Committee Schedule
AAPM Member Benefit - RSNA Annual Meeting: Your AAPM membership entitles you to free advance registration for RSNA 2013. Advance Registration and Housing opened May 8.
Chapter Meetings

The AAPM WG on Standardization of CT Nomenclature and Protocols receives the CDRH Director’s Special Citation Award
NCI; Request for Information on Cancer-relevant Innovative Technologies
Your chance to dispose of unwanted sources This is a members only link.
Announcing the 2013 AAPM Funding Opportunities Grants and Fellowship Recipients
Kagadis named AAPM Website Editor
ABMS has published two important new online features: 1) A living document that is a growing list of peer review publications on the value of certification and MOC, and 2) MOC: Myths and Facts
IOMP announces International Day of Medical Physics


MedPAC Urges Cuts to Some Hospital Payment
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) is an independent Congressional agency established to advise the U.S. Congress on issues affecting the Medicare program. The MedPAC recently advised Congress to reduce payments to hospitals for many services that can be provided at much lower cost in the physician office setting.

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